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Definition of the noun sterculia foetida

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noun

  1. large tree of Old World tropics having foul-smelling orange-red blossoms followed by red pods enclosing oil-rich seeds sometimes used as food

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Plant Names of the Philippine Islands (1903)

by Elmer Drew Merrill

Sterculia foetida L. CALOMPiT, T. Terminalia edulis Blanco. CALONDAGNI. Bridelia stipularis Blume .

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

Sterculia foetida, Indian tree, with excessively fetid flowers, has pale wood, very durable, and susceptible of high polish: spars of this wood are called Poon Spars . The seeds of some species, as of the Silk-cotton (q.v.) trees, are surrounded ...

Google previewThe New York Botanical Garden Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horticulture (1982)

by Thomas H. Everett

So far as Sterculia is concerned, the allusion is to the foul odor of the blooms of some of its about 100 species, especially one in which added emphasis on this feature was placed by naming it Sterculia foetida (the word foetida means stinking).

Google previewThe Gardener and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ... by Philip Miller

Sterculia foetida. Fetid Sterculia. Lin. spec.

Google previewChamber's Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

Sterculia foetida, an Indian tree, with excessively fetid flowers, has pale wood, which is very durable, and susceptible of a high polish. S of this wood are called Poon Spars. *h} seeds of some species, as of the Silk-cotton (q.v.) trees, are ...

Google previewThe Gardener's and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, and Flower Garden, and Nursery; of the Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture; of Managing Vineyards, and of Propagating All Sorts of Timber Trees by Philip Miller

Sterculia foetida. Fetz'd Sterculia. Lin.]joee. 1431. Releb. 4.

Google previewDictionary of Flavonoids with CD-ROM (2015)

by John Buckingham, V. Ranjit N. Munasinghe

of the leaves of Sterculia foetida. Amorph. yellow powder. [a]20D - 23.4 (c, 0.04 in MeOH). lmax ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1828)

Sterculia foetida, or fetid sterculia.-Leaves digitate. This is a tree above the middle size, with spreading unarmed branches.—Native of the East Indies, Cochin-china, &c. Propagation and Culture.—Propagated by seed; and treated in the same ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Linum to Oyster (1891)

by Sir George Watt

Sterculia foetida. 58. Tamarindus indica. 59. Tectona grandis. 60. Terminal ia Catappa.

Google previewA PRONOUNCING GAZETTEER AND GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WITH MAPS, CHARTS, AND ILLUSTRATIONS (1902)

Calumpang (Sterculia foetida, L. ); very great size; brownish-yellow color; easy to work, but not lasting; used for boards. Calumpit (Perminalia edulis L. ); moderate size; dull yellowish color, with ashy spots, or of a uniform ash color; ripe fruit is ...

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Small photo of Young plants on ground. Sterculia Foetida (Bastard poom) ; An outstanding colorful textures of seedlings of young apical shoots. Cotyledon & Soft peak. about 4 months age. natural sunlight.Small photo of Sterculia foetida Leaf clusters consist of 13-20 cm long petioles 3-5 mm long, red flowers or stinkSmall photo of Sterculia foetida (Bastard poom, Pinari) ; A unique mature fruits, both dark red and dried. The shell broken and peel off reveal internal seeds. Hanging down from high tree.Small photo of Sterculia foetida (Bastard poom, Pinari) ; A unique mature fruits, both dark red and dried. The shell of some fruits that peel off reveal internal seeds.Hanging down from high tree.Small photo of Sterculia foetida tree in nature gardenSmall photo of Sterculia foetida L. (Bastard poom , Pinari) ; A unique young green fruit on high tree. Long stalk, hanging down from branch. The fruit is thick shell, coated and clustered together. 4-5 soft green.Small photo of Sterculia foetida L. (Bastard poom , Pinari) ; A unique young green fruits on high tree. The fruit is thick shell, coated and clustered together. 4-5 soft green. will turn to reddish-brown when old. More...

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